SKY SOX SECOND-TO-LAST HOMESTAND TO FEATURE HARRY POTTER NIGHT, FIREWORKS

The Second, Six-Game Homestand of August Begins Friday, August 17 and Runs Through Thursday, August 23

By Travis Arnold / Colorado Springs Sky Sox | August 16, 2018 3:04 PM

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox second-to-last homestand of the 2018 season begins on Friday, August 17, when the team hosts the Omaha Storm Chasers -Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals - for three games. There will be an off day on Monday the 20th, before hosting the Iowa Cubs-Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs-for three more games to complete the homestand, running through Thursday, August 23.

 

On Friday, August 17, the Sky Sox will be continuing the "Cheers to 45 More Years" campaign as the team will wear replica "Socko" Colorado Springs Sky Sox Jerseys from the 2000s era, which will be auctioned off at the end of August at SkySoxJerseys.com. Following the 6:40 p.m. scheduled game, there will be 2000s movie-themed Friday night post-game fireworks presented by Air Academy Federal Union.

 

Saturday, August 18, features Harry Potter Night, one of the most popular theme nights of the entire season. On this night, the Sky Sox will be presenting Harry Potter themed promotions in between innings, including giveaways, characters, games, and food and drink specials. Following the conclusion of the game, there will be Harry Potter themed fireworks presented by Wolf Ranch Community Council.

 

On Sunday, August 19, fans can enjoy the ever-popular 50-cent hot dogs presented by Safeway available at all concessions throughout the game. Fans have the option of bringing $5 worth of school supplies that day, which they can trade in for a free ticket to Sunday's game. There will also be a backpack giveaway, presented by McDivitt Law Firm. Sunday is also Skin Cancer Awareness Day at Security Service Field. Following the game, YMCA Kids Club kids will have the ability to run the bases.

 

On Tuesday, August 21, fans can enjoy another $2 Tuesday promotion, presented by Boost Mobile, as the Sky Sox begin their three-game set against the Iowa Cubs. Upper-reserve tickets, parking, and Coors and Coors Light are all just $2.

 

On Wednesday, August 22, the Sky Sox will be hosting a Community Ticket Day, where fans can pick up free ticket vouchers at any Pikes Peak Library District location, courtesy of NOVA Home Loans.

 

On Thursday, August 24, the Sky Sox will be hosting their final Military Appreciation Night, presented by Pueblo Motorsports Park and Colorado Military Academy as they wrap up their homestand against the Cubs. The Sky Sox will be wearing Military-style jerseys, which will be auctioned off in-game. Fans can also enjoy another $3 Thirsty Thursday, with $3 upper-reserve tickets, $3 parking, and $3 Blue Moon presented by Sierra Nevada and RMC Coors.

 

Tickets for all event dates are on sale now at www.skysox.com/tickets.

 

An outline of details for each game date is below.

 

For more information on promotions and ticket options, please call (719) 591-7699 or email info@skysox.com. Get the latest Sky Sox news online at www.skysox.com, like us on Facebook or follow the team on Twitter at @skysox

 

 

Friday, August 17 vs. Omaha - 6:40 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • 2000s movie-themed Friday night post-game fireworks show presented by Air Academy Federal Union
  • "Cheers to 45 More Years" 2000-era replica Sky Sox "Socko" jerseys with in-stadium jersey auction
  • Air Academy is giving away 25 $25 gift cards

 

 

Saturday, August 18 vs. Omaha - 6:00 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
  • Harry Potter Night, featuring in-game entertainment including: characters, Harry Potter themed promotions, games, food/drink, and Harry Potter giveaways
  • Post-game Harry Potter themed fireworks presented by Wolf Ranch Community Council

 

Sunday, August 19 vs. Omaha - 1:30 p.m.

  • Gates open at 12:30 p.m.
  • Backpack giveaway presented by McDivitt Law Firm
  • Bring $5 worth of school supplies and receive a free ticket to the game
  • 50-cent hot dogs presented by Safeway
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Day
  • YMCA Kids Run the Bases post-game

 

Tuesday, August 21 vs. Iowa - 6:40 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • $2 Tuesday presented by Boost Mobile
    • $2 Upper-Reserve Tickets, $2 Parking, $2 Coors and Coors Light

 

Wednesday, August 22 vs. Iowa - 6:40 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Community Ticket Day presented NOVA Home Loans

 

Thursday, August 23 vs. Iowa - 6:40 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Wings of Blue parachuters pre-game
  • Military Appreciation Night presented by Pueblo Motorsports Park and Colorado Military Academy
  • Military Jersey Auction
  • $3 Thirsty Thursday presented by Sierra Nevada and RMC Coors
    • $3 Upper-reserve tickets, $3 Parking, and $3 Blue Moon

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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